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The Magic of Christmas (Part 2)

A week until Christmas and I am reminiscing about some well-loved traditions with my family. Decorating the Tree: To this day seeing tinsel (icicles) causes me stress. Yes, I’m talking about those slender, silver strands of shimmery splendor. My dad loved tinsel on our tree. But, his ‘placing perfection’ was a bit obsessive. Dad expected Read More

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You Know You’re Getting Old(er) When…

Nineteen months from today I’ll be sixty. It sounds kinda scary when announced to the whole world. I tell myself sixty isn’t old, it’s just a number. And, I know I’m not that old, at least I don’t think so. But, lately I’ve noticed ‘a few’ changes in habits and outlook, which could indicate I am Read More